P.S. 203 Floyd Bennett School

5101 Ave M, Brooklyn, NY 11234 | (718) 241-8488
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 929
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5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Lisa Esposito
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 929
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 68.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 458 (49.3%)
  • Females: 471 (50.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
P.S. 203 Floyd Bennett School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black77082.9%
Asian232.5%
Hispanic9610.3%
White394.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For P.S. 203 Floyd Bennett School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten646.9%
Kindergarten9410.1%
1st Grade13214.2%
2nd Grade14815.9%
3rd Grade13414.4%
4th Grade12213.1%
5th Grade13514.5%
Ungraded10010.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
4.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
6.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
4.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
3.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
48.0%
District:
50.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
4.0%
District:
10.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
12.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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5 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for P.S. 203 Floyd Bennett School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on February 15, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is an excellent school my children are very happy and love to go to school every morning. Best choice ever.
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on February 08, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • best school ever!!
  • Reviewed by Student on August 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is amazing! i'm so glad i'm going to fifth grade here!
  • Reviewed by Student on September 06, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school is amazing the class im going to is 514

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that P.S. 203 Floyd Bennett School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201036.0%53.7%54.7%
200973.7%78.2%75.8%
200857.8%67.9%70.1%
 
Math Test
201042.8%60.5%59.1%
200994.8%94.7%92.9%
200891.3%91.4%89.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201040.1%52.7%56.7%
200968.5%74.5%76.9%
200860.5%69.6%71.1%
 
Math Test
201053.5%66.9%63.8%
200983.8%88.1%87.2%
200880.4%85.7%83.8%
 
Science Test
201090.0%87.0%89.0%
200975.0%87.0%88.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201039.7%53.4%52.5%
200977.6%80.5%82.2%
200881.7%77.3%77.6%
 
Math Test
201046.5%64.5%64.6%
200992.2%90.6%88.1%
200893.0%86.7%83.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201089.0%88.0%86.0%
200994.0%88.0%86.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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